commend

commend(
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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (to praise)
a. elogiar
The policeman commended the girl for her prompt action, which had saved her brother's life.El policía elogió a la niña por su acción rápida, que salvó la vida de su hermano.
2. (to recommend)
a. recomendar
I commend this book to anyone who has recently been bereaved.Recomiendo este libro a todos los que hace poco perdieron un ser querido.
3. (to entrust)
a. encomendar
He has more than fulfilled the task that we commended to him.Cumplió con creces la tarea que le encomendamos.
4.
A word or phrase used to refer to the second person formal “usted” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. usted).
(formal)
(to pass on the good wishes of)
a. presentar los respetos de
Commend me to the pastor, won't you?Presenta mis respetos al pastor, por favor.
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commend
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (praise)
a. encomiar, elogiar
to commend somebody for braveryelogiar la valentía de alguien
highly commendedaccésit
2. (recommend)
a.
the train journey has little to commend itel viaje en tren tiene poco de recomendable
3. (entrust)
a. encomendar
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commend [kəˈmend]
transitive verb
1 (praise) elogiar
to commend sb for or on sth elogiar a algn por algo; to commend sb for his action elogiar la acción de algn; her entry was highly commended (in competition) su participación recibió una mención elogiosa or especial
2 (recommend) recomendar
I commend him to you se lo recomiendo; it has little to commend it poco se puede decir en su favor; the plan does not commend itself to me el proyecto no me resulta aceptable
3 (entrust) encomendar;to a
to commend sb's/one's soul to God encomendar el alma de algn/su alma a Dios
4
commend me to Mr White (give respects) presente mis respetos al Sr. White (formal)
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